2012 SOPHOMORE SEASON: Competed in 12 games and started nine made 19 catches for 256 yards and two touchdowns named Minnesota's Wide Receiver of the Year. Game-by-Game: Made his Minnesota debut at UNLV and recorded one catch had two receptions for a team-high 53 yards vs. New Hampshire also recorded his first career touchdown catch, a 27-yard pass from MarQueis Gray, against New Hampshire made three catches for 39 yards vs. Western Michigan caught the longest pass of his career, 34 yards, vs. Syracuse had two receptions, including a nine-yard touchdown from Max Shortell at Iowa made two catches for 27 yards vs. Northwestern missed game at Wisconsin with an injury had two catches vs. Purdue recorded 19 receiving yards on two catches vs. Michigan registered three catches for 40 yards at Illinois made one catch at Nebraska saw action vs. Michigan State and Texas Tech, but did not record any statistics.
OVERVIEW: Signed National Letter of Intent during the December 2011 signing period enrolled and started classes in January 2012 and participated in spring practice came to Minnesota with three years of eligibility remaining redshirted 2011 season to ensure he would have three years of NCAA eligibility.
JUNIOR COLLEGE: Transferred from Rochester (Minn.) Community and Technical College named second-team All-Minnesota Junior and Community College Conference as a wide receiver after his freshman season with the Yellowjackets in 2010 recorded 30 receptions for 805 yards and nine touchdowns tallied 15 tackles on special teams.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduate of Caledonia High School played his prep football for his father Carl named to the Pioneer Press All-State team following his senior season two-time Associated Press Honorable Mention all-state selection three-time All-3 Rivers conference selection helped lead his team to two state championships (2007, 2008), three section championships and two 3 Rivers Conference titles also a standout track and field athlete, earning four straight berths at the state championships.
PERSONAL: Isaac Fruechte was born March 7, 1991 son of Carl and Becky Fruechte.